Mr Arthur White
Mr Arthur White, 37  was born in Hampshire of 11 March 1875.
When he signed-on to the Titanic , in Southampton, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 36 Purwall Road, Portland . His last ship had been the Olympic.
According to an article in the New York Herald, White, had at one time, been a prominant manufacturer of soap wrappers but had lost all of his money and resorted to working for tips as a barber on ocean liners. As a barber he worked for tips and received only a shilling a week for living expenses.
White, who was married with four daughters, died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#247).
He was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
Articles and Stories
1. When he signed-on he gave his age as 29.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Link and cite this page
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Arthur White
Born: Thursday 11th March 1875
Age: 37 years (Male)
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in Portsmouth Hampshire England
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 247)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.